Welcome to the Blog of the Bradford Ornithological Group (BOG). Here you will find information about the latest sightings, an archive of information and a gallery photos of the birds of this area of West Yorkshire, England. We are an active group of 150 members dedicated to the study and conservation of birds within this region which is situated amongst the Pennines of Northern England.

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Golden Plover

Golden Plover
Ilkley Moor photo: Keith Allen

Saturday, 10 December 2016

Saturday 10 December 2016

Leeds Old Road - flying above B & Q car park, a flock of 200 Golden Plover. About 30 birds roosted on the roof of  B & M Bargains along with 50 Lapwing. (these could be the same flocks that have frequented Wakefield Road area in previous years)
Martin Millard

Yeadon Tarn - large flock of Goldfinch, single Pochard, Goldcrest, 25 Fieldfare flew over whilst Redwing feeding on holly berries, 19 Tufted Duck.
Knotford Nook - 60 plus Wigeon, over 15 Goldeneye, Kingfisher, Goosanders plus flock of 7 Curlew flew east.
Otley Wetlands ( permit holders only) - flock of 600 Lapwing, 24 Wigeon, Stock Dove, Sparrowhawk, Red Kite, 9 Goldeneye plus the odd Siskin
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